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Holocaust survivor, 98, first care home resident vaccinated in Thessaloniki

A 98-year-old Holocaust survivor was the first resident of a nursing home in Thessaloniki to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Mrs Zana, is a survivor of the death camp in Auschwitz. she resides in Saoul Modiano Nursing Home. The president of National Health Organization (EODY) Panagiotis Arkoumaneas was also present during …

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Esther Cohen, the oldest Greek survivor of Auschwitz, passes away at 96

Esther Cohen, the oldest Greek survivor of Auschwitz passed away in her hometown Ioannina at the age of 96. Cohen had managed to survive the hell of Auschwitz-Birkenau and returned to her home town in Epirus, western Greece, after the collapse of the Nazi regime. Cohen carried the number of …

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92-year-old Holocaust survivor leads the Remembrance March in Thessaloniki

Sitting in a wheelchair, 92-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Aelion defied the rain and led the march of painful Remembrance. The march of the Jews of  Thessaloniki, from Elefterias Square to the Old Railway Station, from where the first train left for the death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau on 7. …

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Two die, one survives Helicopter crash. Passenger was transmitting flight live on Facebook

A small helicopter with three people on board crashed in Schinias near Athens on Friday morning. Two people were killed an one survived the helicopter crash in the wetland of eastern Attica. One of the passengers was transmitting the flight live on Facebook. The helicopter had concluded aerial sprays against …

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Survivor’s testimony confirms scenarios about the helicopter crash

Survivor Sergeant major Vassiliki Plexida described the conditions preceding the helicopter crash on Wednesday morning. Her testimony confirms the initial suggestions of the UH-1H crash that caused the death of four officers of the Greek Army. “We were flying low when we fell into fog. the visibility was extremely limited, …

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Mesternes Mester: Greece hosts Norway’s survivor TV show

It is called “Mesternes Mester” and breaks a record number of views in Norway’s television. The grant final of the reality show “Champions of Champions” was entirely filmed in Messinia, in south western Peloponnese in Greece with shootings in Verga, Mani, Pylos, Voidokilia, Methoni and Kalamata. What looks like Octapus …

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Norman Atlantic: Rescued driver says drivers were “allowed” to sleep in their trucks

Although it is strictly forbidden, drivers were so to say “allowed” to sleep in their trucks and lorries in the car deck of the Norman Atlantic ferry. Speaking live to private Mega TV, driver Yiannis Vlyssidis admitted that he and his wife, but also quite a number of other drivers …

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